17 Years Old Ritika Phogat Commits Suicide Losing Wrestling Tournament

NewsDesk    18-Mar-2021
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After losing the finals of a wrestling tournament at Lohagarh Stadium in Bharatpur, Rajasthan between March 12 and 14, 17 years old Ritika Phogat, maternal cousin of Geeta and Babita Phogat has committed suicide by hanging herself as she could not bear the embarrassment of losing.

 
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According to Sources, Ritika Phogat had participated in the state-level sub-junior, junior women, and men wrestling competition at Lohagarh Stadium in Bharatpur, Rajasthan between March 12 and 14. Ritika went in shock after she lost the finals by just one point which was attended by father of Phogat sisters, Mahavir Phogat.
 

Ritika who had won many domestic as well as regional championships in wrestling. A resident of Jaitpur village in Rajasthan’s Jhunjhunu, Ritika had been learning and practicing wrestling for over five years at Mahavir Phogat, a Donacharya awardee’s wrestling academy. The entire family is heavily shocked and deeply in pain.